When you grew up, did you have a sign or piece of art in your kitchen that said "Bless this Mess"?
Yes or No
If you answered Yes, was the sign ever so charmingly entertaining and amusing guests in your:It's probably pretty obvious that this budding ventriloquist decided to strike out on blog graphic redesign, with a bit of a messy result.
B. Dining Room
C. Living Room
D. Two of the above
E. Three of the above
There are horrors out there in template customization; horrors that make you realize you didn't really even know how to spell OMG before you started down the redsign path.
From what started as a desire to go to a two-column design to a three-column design turned into a lot of yucky trial and error. And some "ooh, what does this button do?" lead to "I can undo this, right?" to "why did I start this at all?"
Things like my precious logos having a white background that would look not so good on the black - that was, well, a surprise. I also abandoned my dream of three columns because controlling the width was like
I think I got this fixed enough so although it looks like a pile of clothes on the floor, they're nice clothes.
So I leave you with the sister-sign to "Bless this Mess":
Come In, Sit Down,
Our House Doesn't Always Look Like This
Sometimes It's Even Worse!
To my regular readers (the whole doading* of you):
My apologies for not consulting you about this. It was just an impulsive thing. And the irony is that I was pretty satisfied with the simple, clean look I had.
** A shelldrake is a duck***
*** A duck would make an interesting ventriloquist puppet, don't you think?